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Beetroot (Beet) Paratha

beet root Paratha
Parathas are a good way to include some vegetables in our daily diet. Particularly, some highly nutritious root vegetables like beet.  These appetizing Beetroot parathas with aromatic cilantro, ginger are a nice and healthy change from the regular rotis.


Ingredients:
Wheat Flour - 1 cup
Grated Beetroot/Beet - 1 cup
Green Chilli Paste - 1 tsp
Ginger/Adrak Paste - 1 tsp
Chat Masala - 1 tsp
Coriander/Dhania Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin/Jeera Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala or any spice mix - 1/4 tsp
Cilantro/Coriander Leaves - few sprigs
Butter or Oil
Salt


How to make Beetroot Paratha:
  • Peel the beetroot and grate it.  Finely chop cilantro leaves.
  • In a mixing bowl, add grated beetroot.  Add chilli paste, ginger paste, chat masala, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, cilantro and salt.  Mix all the ingredients well and set it aside for 20 minutes or longer.  This will soften the beets.
  • Now add wheat flour, little at a time and knead to form a soft dough.  Add about 2 tsp oil and knead well.  Cover and let the dough rest for about an hour.
  • Divide the dough into 6 balls and roll each one into a round roti dusting some flour.
  • Heat a tawa/griddle and roast the parathas both sides.  Apply little butter or oil while roasting the parathas.  Enjoy Beet Parathas with yogurt and/or curry.

14 comments:

  1. Beetroot paratha looks great..very new.
    Thanx for sharing uma :)

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  2. wow, this one looks great, loved your beetroot version

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  3. stuffing sounds very new to me..looks great!

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  4. New kind of combination to me..beetroot paratha is very innovative and very healthy too....the recipe sounds very tasty....

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  5. I love beets! I'll have to try this recipe--it looks great. :>) Hope all is well!

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  6. wow,never thought i could use beets this way, very nice uma, good one..

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  7. Wooooooww,beetroot paratha,i love it,a healthy paratha.

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  8. Beets stuffed parathas looks awesome..

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  9. Hey..that looks nice dear!!! Good try...

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  10. unique recipe..love the color, sure must have been very tasty.

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  11. very unique and different type of paratha. looks awesome.

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  12. Yummy paratha. Its very perfect. My kids will love it. Ofcourse I too love it very much Uma.

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